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Download Accelerators

Trying to download larger files, such as a concert recording, for offline playback can take longer than it should depending on the source. Download accelerators, such as the ones on this list, can help expedite the process by downloading different chunks of the file simultaneously and then merge those chunks at the end to form the complete package.

Features

  • Resume interrupted downloads
  • Browser integration
  • Support for FTP
  • Support for Multiple threads
  • Portable
  • Multiple languages
  • Google Chrome Extensions
  • Download Scheduling
  • Lightweight
  • Drag n drop
  • Firefox Extensions
  • Clipboard monitoring
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PuTTY

PuTTY is a free and open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application.

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DownThemAll

Discontinued

The extension doesn't work on Firefox 57+ and Pale Moon 28+. The developer was working on a WebExtension, unfortunately last news dated back December 2017. The domain name downthemall.net expired on August 29, 2018 but it was reactivated after a week.

DownThemAll (or just dTa) is a powerful yet easy-to-use Mozilla Firefox extension that adds new advanced download capabilities to your browser.

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Free Download Manager

FDM accelerates downloads by splitting files into sections and then downloading them simultaneously.

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Internet Download Manager

Internet download manager (IDM) is a tool to manage and schedule downloads. It can boost the speed of download up to 5 times.

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Orbit Downloader

Discontinued

The program was no longer updated since January 2014 (version 4.1.1.19) and the official website is no longer available.

Warning

It includes the adware OpenCandy which propose to install bad softwares, anyway declinable, but it's suspected of DDOS attacks from ESET too! Read comments for more information.

Orbit Downloader is a Download Manager for Windows with special focus on downloading content from social media websites like Myspace, YouTube, Imeem, Pandora and Rapidshare.

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uGet

uGet is a lightweight and full-featured Download Manager for Linux and Windows.

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EagleGet

Bundleware

The installer may contain other softwares, like EagleGet iNewTab. Be careful during the installation: Forum

EagleGet is a free all-in-one download manager; it can be integrated to Chrome, IE, Firefox, Opera, offering support for HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, MMS and RTSP protocol as well as popular online video websites.

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Xtreme Download Manager

Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save videos from video sharing sites and integration with ANY browser.

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Amazon Appstore

The Amazon Appstore is a place to purchase and download apps for your Android device.

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FlashGet

Discontinued

The program is no longer updated. Last version, 3.7, released on November 8th, 2012, can be downloaded from the official website.

Bundleware

Be careful during the installation: Forum

FlashGet is a download manager that uses the MHT technique and supports various protocols.

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Hubmovie.cc

Warning

It has dangerous pop-up and pop-under ads. Use an adblocker to be safe

Safest, fastest and simplest way to watch movies and shows online free in HD. No account required, no pop-ups or fake links!.

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Slimjet

Slimjet is a fast, smart and powerful web browser based on the Blink engine. It is built on top of the Chromium open source project, on which Google chrome is also based.

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Hola! Better Internet

Warning

Third party security researchers have released reports that claim Hola has numerous vulnerabilities in their client software, leaving users vulnerable to attack. In addition, these reports claim that Hola user's bandwidth was sold and that users are unknowingly part of a "botnet." For more information on the claims and findings refer to the posts here: http://adios-hola.org/ The response to these claims and the vulnerabilities from the Hola CEO can be read on their website here: https://hola.org/blog/the-recent-events-on-the-hola-network/

Hola lets you browse faster, access content blocked by your government, company or ISP and much more.

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Torch Browser

Bundleware

Be careful during the installation: Forum

Torch Browser is based on the Small Chromium iconChromium technology platform, giving it fast browsing capabilities.

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Internet Download Accelerator

Bundleware

The program automatically downloads and installs its addons on browsers without the user's permission

Internet Download Accelerator effectively solves three of the biggest problems when downloading files: speed, resuming broken downloads, and management of downloaded files.

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BitComet

Warning

Multiple folks on Reddit report adware, sandbox'd myself and got multiple viruses and adware in installation, even attempting to label as "not-a-virus;" -- has very malicious bundles. Would recommend tagging as such due to the installer's crap.

Bundleware

The installer prompts you to change your default search provider and install a media player. After installation it opens a webpage with an ad for another software install.

BitComet is a BitTorrent/HTTP/FTP download client with support for modern BitTorrent features, long-term seeding, intelligent disk cache and video preview of downloaded files.

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Getright

Discontinued

The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 6.5, released in January 2011, can be still bought from the official website.

GetRight® is a download manager that simply improves and optimizes how you download files from the Internet through faster download speeds, download recovery and resuming...

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axel

Axel tries to accelerate HTTP/FTP downloading process by using multiple connections for one file. It can use multiple mirrors for a download.

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webui-aria2

The aim for webui-aria2 is to create the worlds best interface to interact with Small aria2 iconaria2. Very simple to use, just download and open index.

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Ninja Download Manager

Ninja Download Manager is an Internet download manager and accelerator that dramatically increases download speed and allows you to resume and restart stopped / broken downloads.

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flareGet

flareGet is a full featured multi-threaded and multisegment download manager for Linux, Windows and Mac. It supports browser integration through addons and many more features.

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iGetter

iGetter is a full featured download manager and accelerator. It resumes broken downloads and recovers from download errors.

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Download Accelerator Plus

Discontinued

The program is no longer updated. Last version, 10.0.6.0, released in July 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

Bundleware

Be careful during the installation: Forum

Download Accelerator Plus accelerates your downloads by downloading from parallel mirror sites.

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Speed Download

Discontinued

The company Yazsoft has closed and Speed Download can't be purchased anylonger.

Speed Download 5 combines four amazing products — a turbo-charged download manager with auto-resuming downloads, a fully featured secure FTP client, a file sharing utility with...

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MDownloader

MDownloader is a tiny application designed for downloading files available at the most popular file hosting servers. The .NET alternative to the java based jDownloader.

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